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Bombshell Testimony From Officer Darren Wilson Provides His Account of Events Moments Before Shooting

The police officer at the center of the Michael Brown controversy in Ferguson, Missouri told investigators he was assaulted by the 18-year-old moments before fatally shooting him.<p>Police officers in riot gear hold a line as they watch demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown and …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

Dubai's Burj Khalifa Now Has The Highest Observation Deck In The World At 1,821 Feet, And It Looks Incredible

And now it also has the highest observation deck on level 148— a stunning 1,821 feet above the ground. It beat out the previous world record holder Canton Tower with its 1,601 foot high observation deck in Guangzhou, China.<p>This makes the fourth Guinness World Records title for the Burj Khalifa, …

25 Tiny Cabins We Long For

Cabin Envy Is Real #OutsideCabins<p>25 of our favorite hideouts submitted by our Instagram followers. Sometimes, we wish we never asked.<p>@ontippytoes: The prettiest @duntonhotsprings cabin<p>Ice shack #nofilter<p>The warden has a nice view from his stoop #explorebc #liveauthentic<p>Glaciology huts, Sentinal …

Beauty Retouching from the Early 1900s: A Portrait of Actress Joan Crawford That’s ‘Photoshopped’

Want to see an early example of beauty retouching in photography? Here’s one. The side-by-side images above from the early 1930s show what a glamour …

Photographer Takes on Stereotypes by Capturing the Diversity of Iranian Father-Daughter Relationships

During her time in Malaysia, roughly 3,500 miles away from her home in Iran, photographer Nafise Motlaq was troubled by the way people would talk …

The 25 Best Museums In The World, According To Travelers

To celebrate some of the most incredible museums in the world, we have rounded up the winners of the TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice awards for 2014.<p>From Bogota to Chicago, here are the top 25 museums in the world.

13 Family-Friendly Hotels For Your Next Big Vacation

There's no need to skimp on luxury when you're booking a hotel that'll keep both the kids and the parents entertained. Whether you prefer to stay in a castle or on a beach, enjoying breakfast on a private terrace or a picnic lunch on a remote island, you're sure to make memories your family will …

20 of the World's Best Romantic Hotels

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-soaked yacht cruises, and private butler service contribute to the rejuvenating quality at these urban oases and country retreats. Plan a trip to one …

Travel Guides

The Ultimate Guide To Underrated Destinations In Our Favorite Cities

If you're traveling in the United States, you're likely armed with a mental checklist of the iconic sights you're supposed to see.<p>So if you're heading to New York City, Times Square is most likely your first stop. In Philadelphia, you probably won't leave without seeing the Liberty Bell. And if you …

Jury Awards Ventura $1.8M in Defamation Case

California lifeguard injured by lightning improves

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An off-duty lifeguard who was critically injured during a rare lightning strike at Los Angeles' Venice Beach is said to be …

Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies: report | Reuters

(Reuters) - The last surviving crew member aboard the Enola Gay, the U.S. bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died at a retirement community in Georgia at age 93, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.<p>Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk navigated the flight that dropped “Little Boy” on …

Ontario First Nations prepared to lay down their lives to protect lands: chiefs

Aboriginal people in Ontario are prepared to lay down their lives to protect their traditional lands from any unwanted development, a group of First Nations chiefs said Tuesday.<p>Five aboriginal chiefs served notice on the Ontario and federal governments, developers and the public that they'll assert …

Bowe Bergdahl to be questioned next week about capture

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, the Army and his attorney said.<p>Attorney Eugene Fidell told CNN he will know for sure next week exactly when the meeting will take place.<p>Bergdahl has …

Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida's east coast | Reuters

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday.<p>A high karat gold Pyx which was believed to have been hand crafted in the late 1600's - …

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

Summertime's almost here and that mean's we'll be strapping on the swim trunks in no time. This year, why not ditch the beach for head for one of these breathtaking lakes instead. We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated …

The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Of The Future

We recently published a list of the 50 hottest up-and-coming travel destinations from Love Home Swap.<p>To create this list, Love Home Swap compared growth figures for each country by looking at the annual growth per year figures for travel and tourism's direct contribution to the country's GDP …

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8 Real Italian Dishes You Should Order Instead Of The American Knockoffs

When Americans think of Italian food, they tend to think of pepperoni pizza, garlic bread, and chicken Parmesan. But all of those dishes are actually Italian-American hybrid foods created by Italian immigrants who were cooking with U.S. ingredients.<p>In other words, what we think of as "classic …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Rhino in Mid Flight

It can be incredibly scary to be on the approaching end of an angry animal, especially when said animal is a rhino, which is widely regarded as one …

50 Incredible Stats About The Tech Scene

The Internet can be a difficult space for entrepreneurs to maneuver considering the many facets to it. Should I start with a mobile presence first? Do I need an app or can I just optimize my website for mobile viewing? Should I advertise via Facebook or YouTube? All these are questions that …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …